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Iconic sandwich pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to charges related to possession of child pornography as well as traveling across state lines to pay for sex, in an investigation that started with the executive director of his eponymous foundation.
Lou-Ellen Barkan likes to be prepared. When she learned that liabilities regarding card-present credit card fraud would shift in October, the president and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association New York City chapter sprang into action. Barkan hopes her organization will be compliant with the new regulations for its Forget-Me-Not Gala this month even though the deadline is months away.
The nonprofit job market is getting more competitive as organizations recover from the recession and start expanding staff. NonProfit Talent Match has made the jump from a leading industry job board to full service talent sourcing and management.
There’s the job interview, aimed at finding the best person for a position, and the exit interview, a chance to pretend to learn from a departing employee what is good or bad about the organization.
It would be easy for nonprofit management to ignore the requirements associated with employee benefit plans, such as retirement plans. Easy, but very mistaken.
If there’s one thing that unifies people young and old, it’s cat pictures. That’s why Social Security Works (SSW) employs Cat Actuary. It’s not an actual feline financial whiz, of course, but a light-hearted meme the organization uses to spice up conversations that can get pretty serious.
“We had luminaries, hors d’oeuvres, a prestigious venue and a painfully small audience.”
Nonprofit managers might need to budget more for salaried employees if a proposed rule to extend overtime eligibility is finalized. The new rule, announced recently by the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL), would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to allow more salaried employees to be paid for work done beyond the standard 40-hour week.
A local busload of students, on their way home from a high school game, was “t-boned” by a truck. Most of the injured were members of families with bottom-end incomes. So the appeal for funds to help cover medical costs centered on humanization of help.
“Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.” Socrates’ advice on the human condition can easily be the motto for the charitable sector and for the superstar executives who understand the concept and are honored as the sector’s most powerful and influential of the past 12 months.
In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!
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